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UA Local 281

Chartered in 1901, Sprinkler Fitters UA Local 281 stands for over 1,400 union-trained craftsmen who provide quality installation, service, and repair to the piping and fixtures used in sprinkler systems. It serves Cook, Dupage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties in Illinois and Lake and Porter Counties in Indiana.

Local 281 represents its members by offering appropriate training as well as excellent fringe benefits. Sprinkler Fitters Local 281, U.A. Training Center provides advanced training programs for journeymen as well as a top-notch and comprehensive apprenticeship program for entry-level workers. The union also offers a variety of benefits including medical, prescription drugs, dental, and eye care plans.

To learn more about UA Local 281 and its benefit programs, please, visit their website,

Pay UA Local 281 Automatically with HCM TradeSeal:

To automate payroll and reporting for this union: open HCM TradeSeal, go to "Trade Intelligence" and add PPF 281 to your list of unions. Adding this local will enable HCM TradeSeal to:

  • Auto-calculate of UA Local 281 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculate and account for for UA Local 281 union benefits
  • Generate automatic union reports for UA Local 281
  • Simplify union audits for UA Local 281
  • Generate Certified Payroll reports for UA Local 281 work classes

Watch a Video

Learn more about HCM TradeSeal by watching a brief overview video. HCM TradeSeal can automatically calculate fringe benefits and generate remittance reports for most union locals, including UA Local 281.